Discovery Adventures - Summer 2018 - Abecedarians - Ages 6-7

Give your child a chance to step back in time and experience life in the 1830s at Old Sturbridge Village. Every session offers kids the opportunity to explore an aspect of 19th-century history and daily life--from animal care and farming, to dirty jobs and hearth cooking.

All programs include an afternoon snack, hands-on crafts, and the chance to learn something new while making lasting friends and memories.


Per Person $325; OSV Members $300 (unless otherwise mentioned)

Young Artists

Register for July 9-13
Register for August 6-10

Calling all blossoming artists! Participants in this experience will try out art projects inspired by paintings, pottery, and prints of the 1830s. We will get inspired by the Village’s animals, gardens, and architecture to create beautiful art. The week will culminate in a show of our works!

A Day in the Life

Register for July 16-20
Register for July 30-August 3

Explore the week of an 1830s kid in this day-in-the-life adventure! We will learn about real children from this time period and experience what life was like for them; from games, to farm chores, to school lessons.

Story Quest!: Charlotte’s Web

Register for July 23-28

Have you ever tried something you read about in a book? Adventurers in this program will learn about E.B. White’s Charlotte’s Web through excerpts from the story. We will meet Wilbur’s real-life relatives on the Freeman Farm and engage with the Village’s new immersive theatrical experience of this classic tale! Each day, kids will participate in crafts, hands-on activities, and adventures relating to the story.